Deep Sky Objects


Nebulae A-E
Nebulae F-N
Nebulae O-Z



Mz3
3000-6000
Ant Nebula
Planetary Nebula
1.6' x 0.6' ~1.6 ly
Norma
16h 17.2' -51 59'
Sh 2-276
1600
Barnard's Loop
Emission Nebula
10' 300 ly
Orion
5h 31' -04 54'
ESO 172-07
5000
Boomerang Nebula
Bow Tie Nebula
Emission Nebula
Centaurus
polarized  
12h 44.6' -54 31'
0.7' ~1 ly
NGC 40
10.7 3700
Bow Tie Nebula
Planetary Nebula
wide  
x-ray  
sharp  
1.2' ~
Cepheus
0h 13' +72 33'
NGC 7635
8.5 11,300
Bubble Nebula
Planetary Nebula
zoom - wide  
star BD+602522  
right next to M52  
2.6' ~10ly
Cassiopeia
23h 20.8' +61 11'
NGC 6302
13 ~
Butterfly Nebula
Bug Nebula
Planetary Nebula
zoom - wide  
0.8' ~
Scorpio
17h 13.7' -37 06'
OH231.8+4.2
9.5 5000
Calabash Nebula
Rotten Egg Nebula
Planetary Nebula
1' ~1.4 ly
Puppis
7h 42.3' -14 42
NGC 1499
1000
California Nebula
Emission Nebula
Perseus
4h 03.6' +36 25'
145'x40' ~
Cas A 3C461
10,000
Cassiopeia A
Supernova Remnant
Cassiopeia
zoom  
Brightest radio source  
beyond our solar system  
23h 23.4' +58 48'
~ ~10 ly
NGC 6543
8.1 3600
Cat's Eye Nebula
Planetary Nebula
x-ray comp.  
.3'x5.8' ~
Draco
17h 58.6' +66 38'
NGC 2264
4 2500
Cone Nebula
Diffuse Nebula
zoom pic  
1 ~7 ly
Monoceros
6h 41' +09 53'
M1 NGC 1952
8.46300
Crab Nebula
Supernova Remnant
giant  
1054 Supernova  
6' x 4' ~10 ly
Taurus
5h 34.5m +22 01'
NGC 6888
4700
Crescent Nebula
Emission Nebula
zoom pic  
20'x10' ~
Cygnus
20h 12.2' +38 20
NGC 1514
10.8 4300
Crystal Ball Nebula
Planetary Nebula
wide pic  
2.2' ~
Taurus
4h 09.7' +30 47'
~
25,000
Double-Helix Nebula
Emission Nebula
Sagittarius
only 300 ly  
from the center  
of the Galaxy  
~ ~
~ ~80 ly
M27 NGC 6853
7.4 1250
Dumbbell Nebula
Planetary Nebula
zoom pic  
among brightest  
8' x 6' ~10 ly
Vulpecula
19h 59.6' +22 43'
M16 NGC 6611
6.47000
Eagle Nebula
zoom 1
zoom 2
zoom 3
30' ~65 ly
Diffuse Nebula IC 4703
Serpens
18h 18.8' -13 47'
M16   Type E Open Cluster
~7' ~15 ly
NGC 3132
8 2000
Eight Burst Nebula
Planetary Nebula
1.4'x0.9' ~0.4 ly
Vela
10h 07' -40 26'
CRL 2688
3000
Egg Nebula
Planetary Nebula
polarized  
30'x15' ~0.2 ly
Cygnus
21h 02.3' +36 41'
IC 1396
3.5 3000
Elephant Trunk Nebula
Emission Nebula
Cepheus
mapped color  
21h 39.1' +57 30'
170' ~
NGC 2392
5000
Eskimo Nebula
Planetary Nebula
1' ~1.5 ly
Gemini
7h 29.2' +20 54'
NGC 3372
1.0 ~10,000
Eta Carinae
Keyhole Nebula
Great Carina Nebula
Emission Nebula
Carina
alt pic  
zoom 1  
zoom 2  
wide detail  
centered around  
star, Eta Carinae  
10h 43.8' -59 52'
120' ~
Collinder 228
4.4 ~7500
Open Cluster
14' ~
Carina
10h 43.0' -60 01'



Deep Sky Objects


Nebulae A-E
Nebulae F-N
Nebulae O-Z